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Oil & Gas in Brazil

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Disruption Coming to Your Home: Decentralized Solar Generation in Brazil

Decentralized Solar Generation is already a reality in Brazil, and should show a high growth in the next years - due to the high solar irradiation economic incentives (explicit or not) for users to adopt this solution. We describe possible scenarios for future adoption, and suggest possible patterns of response by utilities.

Value Creation

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For Big Oil, Retail Is the New Black

By tapping into nonfuel value pools and boosting their energy transition efforts, players can diversify away from hydrocarbons and offset the volatility of their traditional businesses.

Oil & Gas Investor Survey

Despite maintaining a positive outlook on future demand, investors want the O&G industry to meet emissions reduction targets and seek green portfolio alternatives.

Energy Transition and Climate

Net-Zero Trucks

Net-Zero Trucks? Yes, It’s Possible.

The trucks used in industries like mining and agriculture burn diesel and emit a lot of CO2. Fortunately, replacement solutions exist—if companies understand the costs and benefits.

How Carbon Capture Networks Could Help Curb Climate Change

Can we create a global waste disposal service for carbon? BCG Managing Director & Partner Bas Sudmeijer proposes building networks to trap CO2 emissions deep in the earth, giving us a shot at stalling climate change.

The Green Tech Opportunity in Hydrogen

Hydrogen is on the verge of becoming instrumental in the fight against climate change—and providing a $200 billion revenue opportunity for machinery makers.

The Last Oil Price Boom May Be in Sight

A dramatic upsurge could start later this year and end within 18 months. What’s more, it could be the world’s last—a boon for efforts to combat climate change.

Digital and Technology

Reduce Carbon and Costs with the Power of AI

Reduce Carbon and Costs with the Power of AI

Artificial intelligence has the potential to reduce companies’ greenhouse gas emissions and cut costs by monitoring their carbon footprint and then reducing it through increased efficiency.

Women in Energy

Ensuring Commitment from Senior Leadership to Achieve Gender Balance

BCG's Tina Zuzek demonstrates how companies can retain their best female employees.

How Gender Bias Has Changed over the Last Few Years

BCG's Whitney Merchant highlights the benefits of promoting women to senior leadership positions.

A Commitment to Gender Balance

BCG's Alan Thomson speaks to the tangible benefits of gender balance in the workplace.

The Importance of Building a Culture of Equality to Achieve Gender Balance

BCG's Anne-Charlotte Quercia reinforces the need for gender-neutral policies.

Strengthening the Future Organization

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